Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are loving their best start to a league campaign since Sir Alex Ferguson’s Retirement.
Although United are currently flying in three competitions, the season is starting to turn into its business end, and an important transfer window awaits for both sides of Manchester, so says our barman. While Pep would surely be concentrating on defensive reinforcements to tighten up his back line, Mourinho has surely marked three key areas he needs to improve, to bring more silverware to Old Trafford this season.
Perhaps the Premier League is out of reach, though some astute additions could see United go for either the Champions League or the FA Cup.
Despite a sell before you buy warning, Ed Woodward has reportedly given Mourinho a £90m war-chest in January. Although our punters think that the board are looking at trying to balance the books, and with up to eight players running out of contracts in the summer, Woodward and Mourinho may look at cashing in on a few players as an option to generate more spending money.
Our Landlord takes a look at the three weak areas…
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